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12 Aug 2021

Full-Time IT Application Development-Journey

Department of Enterprise Services – Posted by jobs@des.wa.gov Olympia, Washington, United States

Job Description

Who we are
The Department of Enterprise Services’ (DES) mission is “strengthening the business of government.” DES does this through its vision of delivering high quality, cost effective support services, policy and governance to state government and other public entities so they can focus on their core missions. DES’s goals are to offer expertise in facilities & capitol grounds management, acquisitions, training & support, and various shared services. We relentlessly pursue our strategic drivers: satisfied customers, a healthy team culture and a financially healthy organization. We value Respect, Integrity, Excellence, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. We seek new team members who share our commitment to be an equity-driven and antiracist organization. We listen to customers and team members to understand what they need and expect. We promote creativity, learning and improvement to meet those needs and adapt to the ever-changing business environment. We measure our results and seek feedback to improve our performance.
Who we are looking for:
  • A consistent history of successfully leading, designing and implementing features
  • Deep passion about working on solving deep technical challenges in complex on premise and  cloud-based projects
  • Ability to translate technological options into business terms and interact with customers to create technology solutions to solve mission critical business problems
  • Produce high quality code as per standards set by the team.
  • Contribute to develop strong Engineering Practices. Design Documents, Coding guidelines, Source control, Code reviews, error logging, monitoring solutions, automated Unit tests, integration tests, automating  Build and deployment process, etc.
  • Experience in developing cloud native solutions
  • Willingness to learn and grow in a diverse team environment
  • Experience in solving complex software challenges
  • Infectious enthusiasm for new technologies
Allow us to explain why would want this unique job:
If you enjoy working in a fast-paced environment with a high performing team, and love the idea of being a leader, constantly challenging yourself, and learning new things. If you enjoy staying busy, but like a variety of duties, we promise you won’t get bored.  If you want to work in a place that truly values you and your ideas to improve processes and allow us to exceed our customer expectations, this job is for you.

We also offer:

  • We are close to downtown Olympia (where you have access to the water front, Farmer’s Market, Capitol Lake and the Capitol Campus).
  • DES promotes wellness (we have internal exercise classes that include Yoga and Boot Camp and we are located in between a neighborhood and downtown with sidewalks to get out and walk or shop).
  • Nearby is the Chehalis bike trail and on-premise bike lockers and shower rooms.
  • Bus service (including the DASH (free) shuttle).
  • Vanpool (commuting) opportunities.
  • Tele/mobile working, flex schedules, compressed work weeks, are available for some positions.
  • And we Love Babies! (we have a Infants in the Workplace program).

 

Duties

Responsibilities:

  • Understand customer’s application requirements, IT, business priorities, and success measures to design and develop solutions to deliver end-to-end systems and experiences.
  • Develop & Deliver professional level software applications and maintenance for ETS in-house/COTS and SaaS systems. Optimize, enhance and fix issues with existing applications and improving system performance & capacity.
  • Develops applications using current agency supported technologies, development languages and standards for programming, security and accessibility. Technologies including but not limited to Visual Studio, C#, JavaScript, ASP.NET, MVC, or similar high level languages, frameworks and tools.
  • Full-stack web development including experience including work with diverse open-source database technologies, backend frameworks, and frontend frameworks. Building responsive web experiences that look great across multiple devices and browsers.
  • Lead designing the applications that will be migrated to the cloud.
  • Help and equip other team members with the skills to migrate the applications to the cloud.
  • Support, maintain and enhance database systems and develop reports that will be used to make determinations by agency users, management, and stakeholders on how systems should function moving forward, and if we are getting all of the information from them that they need.
  • Build Reports using tools like SSRS, Power BI, or similar tools.
  • Implement efficient DevOps practices using Microsoft Azure DevOps tools. Contribute toward building and maintaining Source Control, Code review system, Build System and delivery pipeline for continuous improvement and continuous delivery (CI/CD pipeline) and automating unit test framework.
  • Supporting products and services, has a strong knowledge on Cloud technologies, a working experience on manageability of Cloud resources, environments, cost, security and compliance.
  • Drive and coach others through design reviews, code reviews, and test case reviews.
  • Write clean well thought out design and code with an emphasis on quality, simplicity, and maintainability, along with the ability to mentor others to do the same
  • Active contribution to creating and maintaining of Infrastructure using optimized resources, proactive monitoring and support.
  •  Responsible for understanding and adapting to new technologies, tools, methods and processes from industry.
  •  Influence the team for right design and technology implementation & give future Architectural direction.
  •  Active role in planning sprint activities and releases.
  •  Works with other ETS teams, including Business Analyst, Desktop Support, Infrastructure and other business owners that oversees all the applications for several or more agencies throughout the State of Washington
  •  Follow the engineering standards set by ETS Software engineering and Data Intelligence team.
  •  Demonstrate technical passion, terrific problem-solving skills, and the ability to work independently

 

Qualifications

Required:

Eight (8) years of information technology experience such as analyzing, designing, installing, maintaining or programming computer software or web applications, data, systems analysis and software testing;

AND

  • Eight (8) year of experience developing and enhancing applications using Visual Studio, C#, ASP.Net, Javascript OR similar high-level languages and tools.
  • Four (4) years of experience developing web applications using HTML, CSS, JavaScript, ASP.NET, MVC, Angular, or similar framework and technologies.
  • Four (4) years of experience testing or overseeing testing of applications.
  • Two (2) years of experience performing data analysis via SQL querying.
  • Two (2) years of experience using Microsoft Office Suite.

Please note:  experience may be concurrent

OR 

An Associate’s degree OR equivalent two (2) years of vocational training in a technical field AND Two (2) years of demonstrated experience in relevant Business Analysis, Programming or Software Testing.

AND

  • Seven (7) years of experience developing and enhancing applications using Visual Studio, C#, VB.Net, ASP.Net, Javascript or similar high level languages and tools.
  • Seven (7) years of experience developing web applications using HTML, CSS, JavaScript, ASP.NET, MVC, Angular, or similar framework and technologies.
  • Seven (7) years of experience testing or overseeing testing of applications.
  • Five (5) years of experience performing data analysis via SQL querying.
  • Three (3) years of experience using Microsoft Office Suite or similar product.

Please note:  experience may be concurrent

OR 

Bachelor’s degree in computer science, Information Systems or related technical discipline. AND One (1) year of demonstrated experience in relevant Business Analysis, Programming OR Software Testing.

AND

  • Five (5) years of experience developing and enhancing applications using Visual Studio, C#, VB.Net, ASP.Net, Javascript or similar high level languages and tools.
  • Five (5) years of experience developing web applications using HTML, CSS, JavaScript, ASP.NET, MVC, Angular, or similar framework and technologies.
  • Five (5) years of experience testing or overseeing testing of applications.
  • Three (3) years of experience performing data analysis via SQL querying.
  • Three (3) years of experience using Microsoft Office Suite or similar product.

Please note:  experience may be concurrent

Desirable/Preferred:

Master’s degree in computer science, Information Systems or related technical/business discipline

AND

  • Two (2) years of experience developing and enhancing applications using Visual Studio, C#, VB.Net, ASP.Net;
  • Two (2) years of experience developing web applications using HTML, CSS, JavaScript, ASP.NET.
  • Two (2) years of experience testing or overseeing testing of applications.
  • Two (2) years of experience performing data analysis via SQL querying.
  • Two (2) years of experience using Microsoft Office Suite.

Please note:  experience may be concurrent

 

Supplemental Information

Please attach the following documents in order to be considered, failure to do so may result in you not being considered for the position:

  • A letter of interest that shows your personality and voice to describe why you are the successful candidate and how you meet the specific qualifications for this position;
  • Current resume, detailing experience, and education.

Please Note:  ensure you have a current list of at least three (3) professional references with current contact information attached or available to provide at the time of interview.

By submitting these materials, you are indicating that all information is true and correct. The state may verify information. Any untruthful or misleading information is cause for removal from the applicant pool or dismissal if employed.

Prior to any new appointment into the Department of Enterprise Services, a background check including criminal record history will be conducted.  Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment, but will be considered in determining the applicant’s suitability and competence to perform in the position.

The Department of Enterprise Services celebrates our differences and we are committed to a workplace that supports equal opportunity employment and inclusion regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity diversity, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We will also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local laws.

You are welcome to include the name and pronoun you would like to be referred to in your materials and we will honor this as you interact with our organization.

Veterans Preference Notice:
Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications and wish to claim Veteran’s Preference MUST attach a copy of their DD214, or other verification of military service. Please blackout any personally identifiable data such as social security numbers.

Applicants claiming veteran’s preference points must attach the documentation with each on-line application. If you do not provide appropriate documentation to qualify for these preference points, the points will not be awarded.

For additional information on Veteran’s Preference and guidance on how to determine if you are eligible, click here.

Military Spouse Preference Notice:
To take advantage of military spouse preference, you will have an opportunity to identify your status in the supplemental questionnaire.

We thank you and are grateful for your service!

Should you have any questions regarding this position or the online application, contact Steve Camerer at (360) 407-8408 or jobs@des.wa.gov.

How to Apply

https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/washington/jobs/3132570/it-application-development-journey?keywords=it%20application%20devel&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

Job Categories: LGBT. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: 80,000 - 100,000.

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